Every major A&E department in England now has a specialist crisis team in place to treat people with mental health needs but more nurses are needed to provide top-level care, new research shows.
The superbug Clostridium difficile remains on surgical gowns used in hospitals even after being treated with the recommended amount of disinfectant, a new study has warned.
An influential nurse peer is calling on the next prime minister to “seriously consider” introducing forgivable loans for nursing students as a solution to the recruitment crisis.
Money left in the will of a former nurse to improve healthcare in Birmingham will allow 10 health visitors to access specialist training in how best to support families who experience a multiple birth.
The chief executive of a leading health think tank has welcomed recent surprise comments by NHS England boss Simon Stevens around student nurse funding as recognition that the current loans system is not working.
Health professionals have been urged to get into contact with all patients who use an Emerade adrenaline pen to manage their allergies after it emerged that some devices on the market may be faulty.
Health visitors in Lincolnshire have today begun a 48-hour walk-out in an “unsettling” pay dispute that has reportedly led to staff quitting their jobs and even the profession altogether.
Student nurses in Buckinghamshire will be able to complete their training without having to leave the county for the first time thanks to an extended partnership between a university and trust.
Shortages in nursing are “the single biggest challenge” faced by England’s national health education and training body, which has set out how it plans to boost the nursing workforce in the coming year.
Most nurses have ideas for how to improve the service in which they work but less than one in five feel like their suggestions would be acted upon if they brought them forward, according to a new survey.